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Eric J. Belin, MD

Philosophy of Care

I am a strong proponent of patient-centered care. I place great value on listening to my patients and working collaboratively with them to create personalized treatment plans.


Patient Satisfaction Rating

4.3
Based on 98 reviews

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Spine Surgery
    • The Spine Center


    BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

    • Orthopaedic Surgery


    PATIENTS SEEN
    Accepts both children and adults


    LANGUAGES

    • English


    MEDICAL INTERESTS
    Adult & Pediatric: Scoliosis, Kyphosis, Early Onset Scoliosis, Degenerative Deformity, Spine Trauma, Spine Fractures, Cervical (neck) Degeneration, Congenital Scoliosis, Spondylolysis, Spondylolisthesis, Lumbar (back) Degeneration, Spine Tumors Lumbar (back) Degeneration, Thoracic spine Degeneration, Disc Herniation (cervical, thoracic, lumbar), Spine Tumors, Neck Pain, Back Pain, Neck Pain with Arm Pain, Back Pain with Leg Pain, Second Opinion Spine Surgery, Complex Revision Spine Surgery, Spine Reconstruction and Deformity, Revision/Redo Spine Surgery, Endoscopic Spine Surgery


    PERSONAL INTERESTS
    Music and Athletics


  • Education

    EDUCATION
    School Medical University of South Carolina
    Degree Doctorate of Medicine

    RESIDENCY
    School University of Maryland
    Title Surgery

    School University of Maryland
    Title Orthopaedics Surgery

    FELLOWSHIPS
    School Shriners Hospital for Children in Philadelphia
    Specialty Pediatric Spine

    School University of Maryland
    Specialty Spine Surgery

  • Patient Ratings & Comments

    Patient Satisfaction Rating
    4.3
    Based on 98 reviews

    Rating Categories

    The Patient Satisfaction Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.


    Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

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    Ease of scheduling appointments

    4.1
    96 ratings

    Provider showed concern

    4.4
    96 ratings

    Friendliness/courtesy of Care Provider

    4.6
    96 ratings

    Care Provider spoke using clear language

    4.6
    94 ratings

    Provider explained things clearly

    4.4
    96 ratings

    Time Care Provider spent with patient

    4.2
    96 ratings

    Provider included you in decisions

    4.4
    95 ratings

    Patients' confidence in Care Provider

    4.3
    96 ratings

    Likelihood of recommending this provider

    4.2
    94 ratings

    Wait time at clinic

    3.6
    95 ratings


    Comments (9)

    Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.


    4.9
    Apr 10, 2019
    The first time any physician has explained the problems with my lower back to me in a way that I was able to readily comprehend.  
    4.6
    Feb 19, 2019
    Brief visit, but time seemed to be enough for this problem.  
    5.0
    Jan 29, 2019
    no problem  
    4.3
    Nov 27, 2018
    although he couldn't personally do anything about my problem, he did recommend another dr. in the system  
    3.9
    Nov 27, 2018
    Wish he would have spent more time explaining therapy (# times per week, etc.)  
    4.5
    Sep 11, 2018
    Dr. Belin and his nursing staff were the best. I am so happy with them. If I ever needed spinal surgery again, I would definitely sainee Dr. Belin again.  
    1.3
    Sep 11, 2018
    As i explaining my problem, in mid sentence, he excused his self from the exam room. He was gone for approximately 3 min.   
    3.5
    Sep 08, 2018
    *Dr. Belin is a very caring individual. I was very frustrated because I could not get any help for my pain.   
    3.8
    Sep 04, 2018
    Dr. Belin is a good MD. However, he would not have explained much of anything had I not pressed him for information. He also had not familiarized himself with my son's medical records on two See more  
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Health Topics Posts
By Eric J. Belin, MD
Scoliosis is a fairly common spinal condition that affects approximately three percent of the U.S. population. For most it’s not cause for concern, but for a small number of people the curve does get worse and requires medical intervention. This article outlines the top five things you should know about scoliosis.

Topics and Subtopics: Spine & Back Problems
By DuPage Medical Group Spine Center

Topics and Subtopics: Spine & Back Problems
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